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King, James (bap. 1750, d. 1784), naval officer

John Knox Laughton and A. C. F. David

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15567

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King, James (bap. 1750, d. 1784), naval officer, was baptized on 13 July 1750, at Clitheroe, Lancashire, the second son of James King (1714-1795), curate of Clitheroe (afterwards dean of Raphoe), and his wife, Anne, née Walker (1713-1794). Walker King, bishop of Rochester, was his younger brother. At an early ...

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